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Shifting the Power in Afghanistan

Afghanistan Climate Change Movement (ACCM) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit & non political organization of dedicated, energetic and passionate youngsters, professionals and civil society activists. ACCM was found as a result of a commitment with GPS, June 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey ACCM recently organized a climate change awareness seminar. The event held on 24th May, 2014…... (More...)
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350 Vanuatu – Meet the team, and the big plans!

Over the last five years, we’ve been working with 350 groups across more than 15 Pacific Islands.What started out as a network that organised for the 350.org global days of action, has now evolved into a grassroots network of Pacific Islanders building movement locally, and translating that into campaigns to stand up and protect the... (More...)
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In Tajikistan countryside, next generation of climate activists grow up

Climate change hardly heralds anything good, especially for the village-dwellers who are extremely vulnerable and dependent on the environment. The folks from TYCC (Tajik Youth Climate Coalition) from Tajikistan, part of the international GlobalPowerShift family, have contributed to the common cause against the climate change and to the involvement of the local communities in solving…... (More...)
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La Caravana Climática: a voice for our local movements

By Fernanda Canas On May 19th the Climate Caravan (Caravana Climática) through Latin America arrived to El Salvador. The Climate Caravan is a bus traveling from the north of Mexico all along Latin America in order to arrive to their final destination Lima, Peru where the UN Climate Change Talks (COP 20) will be held in December... (More...)
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Shifting Power in Argentina: Today is the day

By GPS Argentina team. This morning the first action of our GPS phase 2 plans will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We call it “Aclimatando” or in English “Acclimatizing”.  It is an effort to acclimate people to confronting the reality of climate change.  The goal of the meeting this morning is to thrust forward... (More...)
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Youth Climate Forum in Murmansk: Climate is changing, this is an issue for everyone!

Youth Climate Forum dedicated to climate change, global impact of these processes on the traditional craft of indigenous peoples and Arctic ecosystems took place in Murmansk, Russia on May 13-15. In partnership with Global Power Shift, Murmansk public youth environmental organization “Nature and Youth” and the international climate movement 350.org held a three-day hands-on forum….... (More...)
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GuatePower!

In Guatemala City, from March 21 to 23 2014, we have developed an event that transformed and improved the working mechanisms of young Guatemalan leaders and national volunteer networks, because it has empowered the efforts of thousands of volunteers in our country. This event was our first national meeting of water and climate change called – Guatemala Power Shift…... (More...)
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The change we want to see is in our hands!

By the Nepal Power Shift Team Nepal nestles between India and China amidst the Himalayas. The geographic boundary of Nepal starts in the south as low as 70m above sea level in Kanchan Kalan and within a breadth of 200 km ends in the north – as high as 8848m at Mt. Everest. Such dramatic difference…... (More...)
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Power is shifting in Kenya

By Carol Wambui, Kenya Power Shift Limuru was freezing. 6 degrees for us in the equator like Kenya, this is way too cold. The rains never stopped pounding down on us for the three days almost ruining our fun Power Shift Boot camp. But we had made the most amazing choices in selecting participants because these…... (More...)
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Global Power Shift

Global Power Shift is the starting point for a new phase in the international climate movement.   First, hundreds of climate leaders from around the world gathered in Istanbul to share stories, learn skills, and sharpen strategies. These leaders have now returned to their home countries to spark a wave of convergences, campaigns, and mobilisations for climate action.

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